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Barnard Castle Prep School

The Prep School is an integral part of Barnard Castle School, having access to all its facilities and expertise.

It is situated in a separate area of the school grounds with its own organisation, staff and buildings. Pupils, therefore, have the benefit of the security of their own area while benefiting from many extras.

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Starting school is enjoyable and fun. We offer a fine start to a child’s education.

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The atmosphere is warm, friendly and supportive. Children are encouraged to try their best in everything they do.

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Prep School has an enviable reputation for being a friendly environment, with children developing a positive attitude towards themselves and others.

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Home from home, Old Courts provides an excellent facility highly praised in a recent Ofsted inspection.

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An important part of a developing child, there are plenty of opportunities in a variety of sports.

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The Arts

Music, Drama and Art all play an exciting role in and out of the classroom.

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We are proud of our wide range of extra curricular activities at Prep School; something for everyone.

We have wholeheartedly recommended Barney School to our friends. My wife and I also enjoy the developing social scene for parents and look forward to a long and developing association with the school.
Prof. Ian Greaves

Tom's Midnight Garden

Tom's Midnight Garden

Theatre workshop for Prep School

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Science Comes to Life!

Science Comes to Life!

Year 4 Visit the Centre for Life

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Durham Gala Theatre

Durham Gala Theatre

Inaugural Gala concert

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Celebrating the Centenary

Celebrating the Centenary

Centenary merchandise now available!

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